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BRIDGE OVER LEIGH RIVER

Location

SHELFORD-BANNOCKBURN ROAD SHELFORD, GOLDEN PLAINS SHIRE

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1452

Heritage Overlay Number

HO13

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

Amendment of Register of Government Buildings Leigh Shire Iron Bridge River Leigh, Shelford. [Victoria Government Gazette No. G39 12 October 1988 ... more

Statement of Significance

The Iron Bridge over the Leigh River at Shelford was erected in 1873-74 by the Shire of Leigh, replacing an earlier timber structure of 1851. The structure, which consists of two continuous hollow wrought iron girders over three spans and supported on iron rollers attached to bluestone piers and abutments, was designed by Shire Engineer CAC Wilson, and fabricated in situ from components cast by Ballarat founder, John Price. The Iron Bridge at Shelford is one of ... more

Year Construction Started 1873
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GOLDEN PLAINS SHIRE

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